Minister Sajjan to Announce Space-based Maritime Surveillance Project

Press Release From: Canada Department of Defence
Posted: Thursday, June 16, 2016

On behalf of the Government of Canada, Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan will make an announcement about improvements to Canadian Armed Forces operations involving space-based maritime surveillance capabilities. A media availability will be conducted following the announcement.

Date: Friday, June 17, 2016
Time: 11:30 AM PDT
Location: MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd., 13800 Commerce Parkway, Richmond, BC, V6V 2J3.

Notes to editor / news director:
Media are asked to register in advance with Wendy Keyzer, Corporate Communications Manager, MDA Ltd, 604-231-2743,


Jordan Owens
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of National Defence
Phone: 613-996-3100

Media Relations
Department of National Defence
Phone: 613-996-2353
Toll-Free: 1-866-377-0811

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